Driver of the Month - January 2020
Colin went over and above his duties when he helped a vulnerable young woman he spotted on her own in the early hours of the morning.
A lady got in touch with us to let us know that a driver had helped her when she found herself stranded with no idea where she was, and little battery left on her phone to contact anyone for help. She wanted to pass on her thanks, but never got the driver’s details. We were able to use our system to find out which driver helped her get home safely.
Colin, who was worked with Station Taxis for over 13 years, spotted her walking along a dark main road on the outskirts of the city, alone and upset. Concerned for her safety, Colin pulled over to make sure she was okay, and nothing had happened to her. Once he realised she was in a vulnerable state with no way of getting home, he turned off his meter and took her home all the way to Gateshead.
Given the circumstances, this could have easily been a different outcome if Colin did not make sure she got home safely. I think you would agree that if you, or any of your friends and family happen to find themselves in a similar situation, that someone like Colin would do the same for them. He is a credit to the company and we are proud to have drivers like him! Well done!